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Dec 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Officers investigate Jones tips; reward increases
by GLENN GANNAWAY • POST NEWS EDITOR
Dec 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The manhunt for alleged killer Eric Monroe Jones entered its second week with the U.S. Marshals Service increasing the reward offer to $2,000. The Marshals Service announced Tuesday it had increased the reward from $1,500 to $2,000 as it seeks information that would lead to the arrest of Jones, who is charged with first-degree murder, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and use of a firearm during the commission of first-degree murder. Jones is also wanted for an outstanding felony probation violation stemming from an original charge of attempted murder for hire. The Wise County Sh...
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Lady Bears focus on consistency
by SAM DIXON * SPORTS EDITOR
Dec 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
BIG STONE GAP — Three points. That’s how close Union’s Lady Bears came to winning the state championship a year ago. Two starters. That’s how many seasoned players return from that far-reaching squ...
Time of learning, understanding at Union
by SAM DIXON • SPORTS EDITOR
Dec 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
BIG STONE GAP — This season the Union Bears have some holes to fill as caused by graduation, but they also have young firepower and an optimistic coach. The Bears lost five seniors, among them lead...
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Church mission expands with new trailer
by GLENN GANNAWAY • POST NEWS EDITOR
Dec 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
The goal of the Serving Our Neighbors mission is as simple and direct as the Bible passage that inspired it: “For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me someth...
Lockdown: No ‘credible threat’ found
by KATIE DUNN • STAFF WRITER
Dec 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
A Wise County school was placed on lockdown last Friday following an alleged threat. The Wise County Career-Technical Center was on lockdown for almost an hour and a half as law enforcement investi...
Solar energy firm takes the next step
by KATIE DUNN • STAFF WRITER
Dec 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
WISE — Solar power could be coming to Wise County. The county’s Industrial Development Authority on Nov. 15 unanimously agreed to establish a memorandum of understanding with Energix Renewable Ener...
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The Coeburn Civic League will be sponsoring a decorating contest for homes (outside only) and businesses (window and business front only). The contest will be within the corporate limits of Coeburn...